Discovery Charter



Discovery Charter Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Discovery Charter Students by Grade
PK 0
K 55
1 55
2 54
3 55
4 54
5 54
6 80
7 80
8 79
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Discovery Charter is a public elementary school located in San Jose, CA in the Santa Clara County Office of Education School District. It enrolls 566 students in grades 1st through 12th. Discovery Charter is the 2,578th largest public school in California and the 15,762nd largest nationally. It has 23.9 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 566
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 23.9:1
Full Time Teachers: 23.64
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 15,762nd out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in California: 2,578th out of 6,171
Student/Teacher Rank in California: 2,754th out of 6,159
Full Time Teacher Rank in California: 2,442nd out of 6,159

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Discovery Charter Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Male 302
(53%)
3,956
(54%)
 Female 264
(47%)
3,337
(46%)

Discovery Charter Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 224
(40%)
1,059
(15%)
 Asian 185
(33%)
1,321
(18%)
 Hispanic 72
(13%)
4,386
(60%)
 Two or More 60
(11%)
251
(3%)
 Black 16
(3%)
221
(3%)
 Pacific Islander 5
(1%)
32
(0%)
 American Indian 4
(1%)
23
(0%)

Discovery Charter Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 543
(96%)
2,878
(39%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 22
(4%)
3,898
(53%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 1
(0%)
517
(7%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 6,072 ranked schools in California, Discovery Charter is ranked 5,694th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Discovery Charter students on free and reduced lunch assistance (4.1%) is significantly lower than the state average of 58.5%. This may indicate that the area has a lower level of poverty than the state average.

Students at a participating school may purchase a meal through the National School Lunch Program. Families with incomes between 130% and 185% of the federal poverty level are eligible for reduced price meals. Schools may not charge more than 40¢ for reduced-price lunches, nor more than 30¢ for reduced-price breakfasts. Students from families with incomes at or below 130% of the federal poverty level are eligible for free meals.

For 2014, a family of two needs to make an annual income below $20,449 to be eligible for free meals or below $29,100 for reduced price meals. A family of four needs to make an annual income below $31,005 for free meals or $44,122 for reduced price meals.

Discovery Charter Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 N/A
2006 239
2007 352
2008 473
2009 540
2010 570
2011 570
2012 566

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 N/A
2006 15.9
2007 16
2008 20.6
2009 19.1
2010 N/A
2011 21.6
2012 23.9

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005
2006
2007
2008 N/A
2009 0.1037037037037
2010 N/A
2011 0.047368421052632
2012 0.040636042402827

Compare Discovery Charter to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
2,096.4% 21.0:1
 
2,390.0% 23.9:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 4.1%
 
National Average 55.2%
 
State Average 58.5%
 

Top Nearby Elementary Schools

School Type Grades Students Student Teacher Ratio Distance
Discovery Charter
San Jose, CA
Public KG - 08 566 23.9:1  
Champion School
San Jose, CA
Private PK - 11 141 6:1 1 miles
San-Iku Gakuin
San Jose, CA
Private KG - 09 303 25:1 1 miles
Primary Plus Amber Drive Elementary School
San Jose, CA
Private PK - 04 273 14:1 1 miles
Leroy Anderson Elementary
San Jose, CA
Public KG - 05 540 22.5:1 1 miles
West Valley Middle School
San Jose, CA
Private 05 - 08 94 11:1 1 miles
George C. Payne Elementary
San Jose, CA
Public KG - 05 586 22:1 1 miles
Lynhaven Elementary
San Jose, CA
Public KG - 05 586 20.9:1 1 miles
Easterbrook Discovery
San Jose, CA
Public KG - 08 933 20.1:1 1 miles
Campbell Christian Schools
Campbell, CA
Private KG - 05 225 15:1 2 miles
Starbright School - Campbell Campus
Campbell, CA
Private PK - KG 139 9:1 2 miles
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Public elementary school and private elementary school data obtained from the National Center for Education Statistics in the United States. The data displayed is from the most current sources available. For public schools this is the 2012-2013 school year. For private schools this is the 2011-2012 school year.

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